Overall description of research

Research is focused to the study of climate fluctuations (mainly temperature and precipitation) in the Czech Republic based on documentary evidence, dendroclimatic data, early instrumental measurements and regular meteorological observations during the last millennium. Another field of study is the reconstruction and the study of selected hydrological and meteorological extremes from the viewpoint of their frequency of occurrence, seasonality, intensity and impacts to nature and society.

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Responses to our publishing activities

  • Silver Medal of Masaryk University for prof. Rudolf Brázdil
    On 6 March, Rector Mikuláš Bek presented Gold and Silver Medals to people who have been developing Masaryk University in recent decades. Among the awarded were also Professor at the Institute of Geography Rudolf Brázdil, who made a significant contribution to the development of historical climatology.
  • Eduard Brückner Prize for prof. Rudolf Brázdil